Medicare Disability Coverage Guide

Medicare Disability Coverage Guide Disability Benefits Did you know that you have a 1-in-4 chance of becoming disabled if you work in the United States between age 20 and reaching full retirement age? It is a staggering statistic. There is a connection between Social Security Disability Income and Medicare too. There is a connection between …

Does Medicare Cover Dental? – Medicare Insurance AZ

Does Medicare Cover Dental The short answer is no! Medicare unfortunately does not cover most dental care procedures. Not even cleanings or tooth extractions. And Medicare most certainly does not cover dentures. However, if you end up in the hospital for complicated or emergency dental-related needs, then Part A will pay for certain services during …

COVID-19: Resources and Concerns by UnitedHealthcare

COVID-19: RESOURCES AND CONCERNS BY UNITEDHEALTHCARE UnitedHealthcare serves millions of members in the health care system, not only in the United States, but throughout the world. They are the largest healthcare company in the world, and they provide medical benefits to people in more than 130 countries. As one of the leading health care companies, …

Does Medicare Cover Coronavirus Costs?

DOES MEDICARE COVER CORONAVIRUS COSTS? What is COVID-19? People that are enrolled in Medicare are typically our older adults (65 and older) and those that have other medical conditions and disabilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be …

Cigna Medicare Plans: Formerly known as Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare

Cigna Medicare PlansFormerly known as Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Cigna Corporation is a global health service company, offering individual and group health insurance plans, Medicare plans, and more. They have more than 170 million customer and patient relationships in more than 30 countries, and they employ more than 74,000 people. They are a giant in the healthcare …

The Importance of Medicare Star Ratings

AreMedicare Star RatingsImportantWhen You Buy Health Insurance? Recently, I was looking for a local carpet cleaning company. As most of us do, the first place I went was to Google to find carpet cleaning companies near me, but more importantly, I wanted to see what type of reviews these companies were receiving. I decided to …

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Medicare Advantage Plans?

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS ? The purpose of this blog is to lay out the advantages and disadvantages of Medicare Advantage plans (also known as Part C plans). I’ll first give a quick background of where and why Medicare Advantage plans started, and then I’ll dig deep into the …

How to Guide your Parents to Understand Medicare Plans

HOW TO GUIDE YOUR PARENTS TO UNDERSTAND MEDICARE PLANS If you’re anything like me, and you’re under 65 years old, you probably never had a reason to take the time to understand what Medicare is. All I knew was that I was paying my FICA tax out of my paycheck in hopes that when I …

What’s New for 2020 Medicare Savings Programs!

WHAT’S NEW FOR 2020 MEDICARE SAVINGS PROGRAMS !The options are daunting, right? Option A, B, C, or D? Would you like to make that a combo deal? Maybe add a side? Hmmm . . . While each of these decisions are significant, understanding the most common options for Medicare Savings Programs can be an overwhelming …

Medicare Preventive Services Checklist for 2019 (Am I Covered?)

Medicare Preventive Services Checklist for 2019 (am I covered) The healthcare system is complicated. We all know it. Our beloved Medicare is no exception. In this checklist for Medicare preventive services, we'll do our best to make the rules as easy as possible to understand. No complicated jargon here. Keep in mind that for most …